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** This item is made hand so it may have a little difference in color and drape. It may take time (a few weeks) from your order to shipping. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.**
PLEASE NOTE:- This is a brand new arts and crafts item that was carefully created by a traditional Japanese artist.
- This is not an antique product.
- 100% made and crafted in Japan.
- It is not a one of a kind only production.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONThe ornament of Samurai's helmet (Kabuto). *It is not for wearing.
In Japan, it is called one of the symbol of success in life, fulfillment of a vow and better fortune.
It's hand-made by the craftsman. The characteristics are luxurious and gorgeous, manlike (manly) design (drawing pattern) and horns.
1. Prototype Production
The prototype artist creates a prototype with clay. Then, it was transferred to plaster for casting to create a plaster prototype.
After dissolving copper in a crucible, it is poured into a mold. Once becoming a solidified alloy, the mold is disjointed.
3. Finishing and polishing
Using a copper file and a graver, an artist carefully shapes and finishes by hand to reproduce the original.
Coloring serves as a corrosion prevention and makeup. There are some traditional colorings and techniques such as "Ohaguro (tooth blacking)", "Ibushi (smoke)" and "Sei-do-iro (bronze)"
Depending on the design, chasing and/or inlaid on the surface may be applied.
Product SpecificationsSize: Height 10.5 cm (4.13 inc), Width 10.5 cm (4.13 inc)
Materials: Alloy (die-cast) gold plating
Accessories: 2 Japanese mini cushion